Thursday, 9 May 2013

R Programming – Advanced

Do you like to study key concepts for writing advanced R code, emphasizing the design of functional and efficient code?  Join Dr. Oliva C. Lau in her online course R Programming – Advanced at, it will set students down the road to mastering the intricacies of R.  After completing the course, students should be able to read, understand, modify, and create complex functions to perform a variety of tasks. For more details please visit

Who Should Take This Course:
To get the most out of this course, you should have several years' experience programming in R already: you should be familiar with writing functions, and the basic data structures of R (vectors, matrices, arrays, lists and data frames).

Course Program:
SESSION 1: Functions
  • Environments
  • Creating user-defined functions

SESSION 2: Evaluation
  • Creating a function call
  • Delayed function execution

SESSION 3: Functions within functions
  • Lexical scoping
  • Search path

SESSION 4: Classes
  • Types of classes
  • Generic functions
  • Writing user-defined classes

Instructor, Dr. Oliva C. Lau is a self-described R ninja with over 10 years of experience with applied statistics and statistical software development in R. Throughout her varied work experience in regulatory drug development, Silicon Valley high tech, and the federal sector, she has focused on client-centric problem-solving.

This course takes place over the internet at the Institute for 4 weeks. During each course week, you participate at times of your own choosing - there are no set times when you must be online. The course typically requires 15 hours per week. Course participants will be given access to a private discussion board so that they will be able to ask questions and exchange comments with instructor, Dr. Oliva C. Lau. The class discussions led by the instructor, you can post questions, seek clarification, and interact with your fellow students and the instructor.

For Indian participants accepts registration for its courses at special prices in Indian Rupees through its partner, the Center for eLearning and Training (C-eLT), Pune.

For India Registration and pricing, please visit us at

Call: 020 66009116


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